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Ta Ta, Great Britain, at Least for a While

Our last day in Windsor was a tying up of loose ends sort of day, a good day for recovery from our weekend of exploring the Cornish Alps. A bit of desultory shopping, trying to decide if we had enough … Continue reading

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All Body Parts Present and Accounted For

In July of 2012, during my solo trip to England, I had planned to spend my last day going on a ride in the Great Park in Windsor on horseback.  As readers may or may not know (see “Giving England … Continue reading

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Royalty and the Book of Mormon – Be There Here a Crisis Formin?

Conflict! So early in our trip – what to do? Ben was treating us to a West End matinee of The Book of Mormon on this drizzly Saturday, and we planned to meet him and his friend Jen for lunch … Continue reading

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The Door To Frogmore Was Forbidden On Friday

Queen Victoria:  “We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat. They do not exist.” Reality set in on Friday. Our fifteen day trip to England had started out rolling along smoothly … well, okay, “fairly” smoothly … but now … Continue reading

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Walking is good for the Sole – Especially When you Make it Home

We emerged from the parks at the best possible spot for proceeding in the direction of Notting Hill, where we were to meet Ben for dinner at The Oak Pub, on Westbourne Park Road. The Oak – large building, corner … Continue reading

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Up and Over – We Make it to Windsor

The trip over to England is the worst – the long, long day that is really two days, with a truncated night on the plane where one of us gets a little sleep, thanks to pharmaceuticals, and the other – … Continue reading

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Blundering toward Blenheim Palace, Part 1

“I can’t think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything.” ― Bill Bryson In August, 2009, my sister-in-law Nancy and I experienced the longest … Continue reading

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